BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore City Schools police officer was arrested Monday in connection with a diesel fuel theft in Anne Arundel County.
Michael Gibson, 53, is charged with felony theft, according to online court records.READ MORE: Star Spangled Celebration: Fourth Of July Fireworks Light Up Baltimore's Skyline Once Again
Anne Arundel County officers responded at 5 a.m. to a truck stop on Veterans Highway in Millersville. On arrival, police said the officers saw an SUV being driven away from a U-Haul at the scene.READ MORE: Bacteria Levels Prompt Recreational Water Advisory At Cox's Point Park
The police detained the occupants of the SUV based on similar incidents in the area, and learned from surveillance footage that all four of them were involved in the theft of diesel fuel, police said.
About 750 gallons of diesel were pumped into storage containers in the back of the Uhaul, police said. An investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Mother Of Abandoned Newborn Receives 18-Month Sentence